Beer Mania will export Belgian beers to Japan

The Brussels company Beer Mania, which produces artisanal beers and distributes more than 400 references, concluded a partnership agreement with its Japanese counterpart Highbury for exporting Belgian beers to Japan. A negotiated agreement through the support of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), which supports the internationalisation of European SMEs and which BECI is contact point […]

A database of regulated professions in the Single Market

In Belgium, 131 professions appear on the list of regulated professions. To be able to do so, they require a specific diploma, recognition or qualification. But how can we do a profession abroad, for example in the context of temporary secondment? The European Commission has set up a specific database with the list of regulated […]

Businesses and customs procedures

Businesses must be aware that good customs management of their import/export operations can enable them not only to comply with the legislation and thus to avoid a penalty, but also to reduce their costs. Customs legislation, if applied correctly and strategically, allows a significant reduction in the financial costs of a company.

Intra-Community VAT: new provisions at 01.01.2020

Pending the introduction of a definitive intra-Community regime, Europe adopted some specific measures, known as ‘quick fix’, aimed at harmonising certain provisions applicable to intra-Community trade in goods.

Win up to 50 000€ by shaping a concept for a service or solution to be integrated in your company’s business offer

The EC invites Europe's Digital SMEs and startups to innovate and grow their business based on its open and reusable solutions.

EU-Singapore agreement enters into force

EU Member States endorsed the trade agreement between the EU and Singapore. The agreement enters into force as soon as 21 November. This is the European Union’s first bilateral trade agreement with a Southeast Asian country. Singapore is by far the EU’s largest trading partner in the Southeast Asian region, with total bilateral trade in […]